Leathes Prior has a dedicated team of solicitors specialising in commercial law services to businesses in the healthcare sector such as health recruitment companies, nursing and care homes, GP practices and businesses providing a wide range of goods and services to this sector.

Our client base ranges from multi-million pound companies providing services to clients such as Spire Healthcare, Nuffield Healthcare and BMI Healthcare, to sole proprietors and partnerships in medical practices and care homes. Having worked in this sector for many years we understand the issues facing our clients and their business needs. As a result of our experience in the healthcare sector we can add practical value to the commercial law services we provide to our clients practising in this field. The Healthcare Team provides specialist advice and draws on a high level of support from other teams to ensure you receive timely and practical advice for the benefit of your business. We can provide a range of commercial services for healthcare providers and professionals including:

  • Employment advice – contracts, service agreements and dispute resolution
  • Acquisitions and sales
  • Freehold and leasehold property
  • Practice conversions to company and limited liability partner status
  • Partnership and shareholders’ agreements
  • Joint venture and investment agreements
  • National care standards advice
  • Regulatory matters
  • Franchising
  • Recruitment
  • Standard terms of business
  • Data protection and intellectual property
  • Trading, supply and service contracts
  • Procurement
  • Claims resolution and medication services